Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 47.0 persons in 2017 in Singapore, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Singapore reached an all time high of 64.0 persons in 1992 and an all time low of 33.0 persons in 2006. When compared to Singapore's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Indonesia amounted to 319 persons, 93.0 persons in Malaysia, 554 persons in Philippines and 156 persons in Thailand in 2017.
Singapore has been ranked 90th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 18 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.